Volume 18, Number 18, May 10, 1991


Book Review

Post-Industrial Buffalo: Who Killed a Great City?

by Denise Ham

City on the Lake, History and the Challenge of Change in Buffalo, New York, by Mark Goldman.


Dateline Mexico

by Carlos Méndez

On the “Fast Track” to Cholera.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Cooperation with Soviet Union Grows.

Report from Rio

by Silvia Palacios

Prince Charles Boosts Green Agenda.

Panama Report

by Carlos Wesley

Misrule of Law.

From New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

In Search of Muslim Votes.

Andean Report

by Andrea Olivieri

Legalized Crime in Colombia.


Why the U.S. Cannot Rebuild from Within.


Privatization: Going Beyond Austerity to Disintegration

by Stephen Parsons

Taxpayers are being buried by new indebtedness, as the free market crowd take their hatchets to the public sector of the economy.

The Reality behind the G-7 Debacle

by Mark Burdman

Slovak Leader Shift Reinforces IMF Foes

by Paolo Raimondi

Can We Hold the Line Against Cholera?

by Pamela Lowry

LaRouche’s Economics Debated in the Dominican Republic

by Cynthia R. Rush

The Foundations of the Japanese ‘Economic Miracle’

by Ramtanu Maitra

Maitra traces the emergence of an effective dirigist policy for enhancing industrial development in Japan—the kind of policy the United States used to have.

Labor-Management Relations Vital to Japan’s Economy

Currency Rates


by Marcia Merry

Food Cartel Boosts Fast Track.


by John Hoefle

Fascist Reorganization Proceeds.

Business Briefs


For the Economic Development of Eastern Europe

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

People in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe are well aware that the communist system has failed, but they do not know what the alternative to it might be. There are some who think they know what the alternative is, but their cures are even worse than the disease—like the so-called Polish model of Harvard’s Jeffrey Sachs. How economic catastrophe can be avoided.


British Monarchy Mobilizes Against the Americas

by Mark Burdman

Queen Elizabeth II will probably not be bringing cocaine in her suitcase when she comes to the United States, but what she and her brood are bringing, is more lethal.

Racist Demographics of Bush’s Genocide

by Joseph Brewda

Bush Vetoes European Defense Union, Promotes ‘New Atlanticism’

by Michael Liebig

Even tentative moves by continental Europeans toward an independent security policy, could get in the way of the Anglo-American colonial wars.

Yugoslavia Extremists in Pre-May 15 Push

by Konstantin George

Youth Group Exposes ‘Get Mahathir’ Gang

by Lydia Cherry

Italy: Ex-Communists, Bankers Sound Alike

by Leonardo Servadio

Persian Gulf War Scandals Highlighted in British Press

by Mark Burdman

The Supermen and the Crocodiles

by Michel Butel

Novelist Michel Butel, one of the few Frenchmen who has spoken out against his government’s involvement in the war against Iraq, contributes a fierce denunciation of Bush’s “new world order.”

International Intelligence


Bush on Education: A Fast Track for Deschooling

by Carol White

While the Washington spin artists talk about the President’s “education agenda,” thousands of teachers are being laid off nationwide, and a California school district closed six weeks early, for lack of funds to operate.

Massachusetts: A Corporatist Nightmare

by H. Graham Lowry

Supreme Court Limits Habeas Corpus Appeals

U.S. Accuses China of ‘Unfair’ Trading

by Michael Billington

A Dirty Little War Is Brewing over Bush’s ‘October Surprise’

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones

National News